We Are Hiring!

ISPN is hiring – check out these opportunities! Housing Coordinator Timeframe to apply: Open until Filled Salary: Based on Experience Start Date: November 2018 Background The Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence (ISPN) seeks to teach by word and example the principles and practices of nonviolence, and to foster a community that addresses potentially violent situations with nonviolent solutions.  ISPN has helped to significantly lower violence in the City of Providence and other cities in the state, through the offering of quality comprehensive services to both victims and perpetrators of crime. Victim Support Services specifically works to increase Read More


Come Train at ISPN! September 8th and 9th, 2018

Saturday September 8th and Sunday September 9th from 9am-4pm each day, ISPN offers a Core Nonviolence Training that is open to the public.  This two day training offers an introduction to the Kingian Principles and Steps of Nonviolence. Throughout the training participants will learn Martin Luther King Jr.’s six principles of nonviolence and come to a greater understanding of nonviolence as a tool for change.  The training answers these key questions: what is nonviolence and how does it apply to my life? Core components covered through this training include: The History of Nonviolence, defining key terms (Violence/ Nonviolence), the 4 Read More